Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Beginning

“When we build, let us build as if it would last forever.” —John Ruskin When I began this journey in mid-January, I was flooded with flights, insurance, vaccinations, train tickets, research proposals, and a number of other logistical tasks to cross off the list before I could actually get on my way. That day is… Read more »


Every end has a beginning. Every beginning has an end. We often associate endings in life with great pain and heartbreak, but sometimes it’s the moments that are neither ending nor beginning that are the most agonizing. For the past few months, I’ve meandered along a familiar path. Even when the road became rocky and… Read more »